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Taxon: Beta vulgaris L. subsp. vulgaris

 
Genus: Beta
Section: Beta
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Subfamily: Betoideae
Tribe: Beteae
Nomen number: 7057
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Comment: [treated here to include B. vulgaris Fodder Beet, Garden Beet, Leaf Beet, and Sugar Beet Groups]
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 600 (208 active, 1164 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (fide Hortus 3)
  • Environmental:
  • Food additives:
  • Fuels:
  • Human food: vegetable (fide CultTropS)
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Adventive

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Libya

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Latvia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica)


    Naturalized



    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape, Western Cape]

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (incl. Sicily)

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador


References:

  1. Federal Seed Act and Regulations, Agricultural and Vegetable Kind Lists, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch. 1998 (Federal Seed Act)
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  8. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  9. International Energy Agency 2004. Biofuels for transport: an international perspective (web document) 1-216.
  10. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. 1982 (Mult Glossary Crops)
  11. Lange, W. et al. 1999. Taxonomy and cultonomy of beet (Beta vulgaris L.) Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 130:81-96.
  12. Letschert, J. P. W. 1993. Beta section Beta: biogeographical patterns of variation, and taxonomy Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 93-1:32.
  13. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  16. Office of the Union UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union. 2009 (UPOV)
  17. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  18. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)

Check other web resources for Beta vulgaris L. subsp. vulgaris :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://grinczech.vurv.cz/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7057. Accessed 31 March 2020.